Go back

CSA to Offer New Semester of Classes Beginning Aug. 29

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Have you always wanted to play the violin but never got around to picking up the instrument? Or maybe acting or dancing is your thing, and for years you’ve suppressed the desire to take the stage. Whatever your long suppressed artistic cravings may be, the Austin Peay State University Community School of the Arts likely has a class suited for you this fall.

For more than two decades, the CSA has provided music, art and dance lessons for children and adults throughout Clarksville, and another semester of classes is set to begin on Aug. 29.

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Have you always wanted to play the violin but never got around to picking up the instrument? Or maybe acting or dancing is your thing, and for years you’ve suppressed the desire to take the stage. Whatever your long suppressed artistic cravings may be, the Austin Peay State University Community School of the Arts likely has a class suited for you this fall.

For more than two decades, the CSA has provided music, art and dance lessons for children and adults throughout Clarksville, and another semester of classes is set to begin on Aug. 29.

This fall’s classes and programs include:

• Individual, one-on-one, Music Lessons

• Suzuki Violin Lessons for Ages 4 and Older

• Organ Lessons

• Beginning Class Piano for Ages 4-6

• Beginning Class Piano for Adults

• Continuing Class Piano for Adults

• Clarksville Youth Chorus for Ages 8-12

• Clarksville Teen Singers for Ages 13-18

• Clarksville Community Chorus for Ages 18 and Older

• High School Flute Choir

• Youth String Orchestra

• Advanced Percussion Ensemble

• Jazz studies and performance

• Individual Art Lessons for Ages 7 and Older

• Ceramics for Ages 15 and Older

• Advanced Ceramics for Ages 15 and Older

• Painting with Watercolors for Ages 8-14

• Introduction to Digital Photography for Ages 15 and Older

• Digital Photography and Photoshop for Ages 15 and older

• Mixed Media: Collage Elements for Ages 15 and Older

• Journaling with Mixed Media for Ages 15 and Older

• Puppetry Theatre Class for Ages 6-12

• Audition Prep Workshop for High School Students and Adults

• Beginning Ballet for Ages 6-9

• Beginning Ballet for Ages 10-17

• Adult Beginning Ballet

• Introduction to Dance for Adults

• Hip Hop Dance for Children Under 15

• Hip Hop Dance for Adults

• Creative Movement for Children Ages 4-5

The CSA is also offering three Kindermusik programs for young children this fall. Kindermusik Village, for ages 6-18 months, works to stimulate a baby’s growth and development through a blend of multilevel activities, including creative movement, vocal play, object and instrument exploration and a colorful literature component. Kindermusik Our Time, for ages 18 months to three years, uses music and creative movement to build confidence, self-control and communication skills. Kindermusik Imagine That, for ages 3-5 years, encourages socialization, sharing and participating in group activities through singing.

Open registration for the CSA classes begins Aug. 8, with classes starting the week of Aug. 29. Fees vary for the different classes. A complete list of the programs and costs is available online at www.apsu.edu/csa.  For more information, contact the CSA at 221-7508 or by email at csa@apsu.edu.